Germany Tourist Visa

Tourist Single entry visa
Fees: Rs. 8500
Service fee: Rs 1800 + 18% GST
Process Time: 15 Business working day

Required Documents
  • Original Passport having a validity of minimum Six months (from the date of return)
  • Minimum two blank pages for visa stamps.
  • The applicant has to submit his/her original Passport
  • Passports issued beyond 10 years will not be accepted by the Embassy
  • Attach all your old passports (if any)
  • Handwritten passports will not be accepted by the Consulate.
  • Visa application form needs to be duly filled and signed by the applicant.
  • The applicant’s mobile number should be mentioned in the visa form so that the Embassy / Consulate can contact the applicant at any point of time during the visa processing.
  • Two recent passport-size coloured photographs with matte or semi-matte finish, 80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

Those who reside in Chennai will have to provide photographs with different specifications:
  • Two recent passport size coloured photographs with glossy finish, 80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm) Photograph should not be more than 3 months old, scanned / stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.)
  • A Covering Letter from applicant mentioning name, designation, passport number, purpose and duration of visit in brief.
  • The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory with company stamp, name and designation of the signatory.The letter should be addressed to: The German Consulate General, Mumbai (Please Note: The Covering Letter must be on an official letterhead if applicant is self-employed and on a blank paper if employed in a firm.
The sponsor of the applicant has to furnish the following documents:
  • Invitation Letter
  • An invitation letter by the host in Germany mentioning name and duration of stay. Formal Obligation Letter.
  • If the sponsor is not a German citizen: A4 sized copy of the sponsor's passport including his/her valid residence permit. Proof of Sufficient Funds, Guarantee of expenses (for example, latest 3 months bank statement and salary slips)
As Proof of Financials, the applicant has to submit the following in the said scenarios:
  • If the applicant is Employed
  • Personal Income Tax Returns (ITR) for last 3 years.
  • Last three months salary slip.
  • Personal Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the bank’s name, bank’s telephone number clearly.
If the applicant is Self-Employed
  • Personal & Company income tax returns (ITR) for last 3 years.
  • Personal & Company bank statement for last six months mentioning the bank’s name, bank’s telephone number also mentioning applicant's name and address. (Please Note: Bank Statements should be printed and stamped on A4 size sheet.)
As Proof of Occupation, he/she has to submit the following documents:
  • If applicant is Self–Employed:
  • Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation
  • Brief Company Profile
  • Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director)
  • Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership (In case applicant is Proprietor / Partner in a firm)
  • Import / Export License (if applicable)
If the applicant is employed :
  • Proof of employment like Salary Slip or Appointment Letter / NOC and Leave Sanction letter from employer
If the applicant is a student:
  • Leave Sanction Letter from school
  • Parents have to provide Income Tax Returns (ITR), bank statement and No Objection Certificate (NOC) letter
  • If the applicant is a minor:
  • Birth Certificate (original and A4 sized copy)
  • Letter from School confirming current school admission and sanctioned leave of absence (original, no copy).
  • Consent Letter from both parents regarding child’s travel (original, no copy).
  • A4 sized copy of Parents’ Passports. v. Death Certificate of parent(s) - if applicable (original and A4 sized copy)
  • Court Order regarding child’s custody - if applicable (original and A4 sized copy)
Other Documents:
  • The applicant has to submit his/her hotel confirmation / guarantee from host for the entire period of stay in Schengen area, as proof of accommodation. (Please note: Hotel should match the ticket dates and maximum stay should be in Germany.)
  • He/she must submit their return air ticket displaying their Ticket Itinerary prominently.
  • The applicant must hold a valid overseas Medical Insurance for the stay duration amounting to 50,000 Euros, which needs to be submitted in original along with the photocopy.
  • Email id is should be mentioned while filling the online application.
  • Applicant has to personally visit the center for his bio metric finger printing.

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